Summer Art Classes & Peak at Michelle Kogan Narratives of Nature my Solo Exhibit at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

© M-Kogan-Wildlife-on-Lake-Shore Drive

© Michelle Kogan, Wildlife Comes to Lake Shore Drive. Painting in progress for my summer solo exhibit at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

Take a Summer Retreat Right here in Chicago
Join one of my Summer Art classes for Adults and Teens
Starting in 2 Weeks
Visit my website and click on Classes for full class descriptions at

Also hope to see you at: 
Michelle Kogan Narratives of Nature
 my Summer Solo Painting Exhibit:
at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
July 12- Oct 2013
2430 North Cannon Drive, Chicago

Evanston Art CenterFor on line Registration Click on: or call 847-475-5300

Teen En Plein Air
Start Date: Monday, June 10, 2013  Ten-week Teen Class Monday 9:30 am –12:30 pm Regular Rate: $265
With the Art Center grounds as inspiration, students spend the mornings as did the French impressionists, painting and drawing outside.

The Artist’s Studio  Class ID: 0111
Start Date: Monday, June 10, 2013  Ten-week Adult Class Monday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Regular Member Rate: $275 Discounted (Resident) Rate: $265 This studio-based class offers time to work on projects of your personal preference…

The Figure: Creating a Body of Work  Class ID: 0176
Start Date Tuesday, June 11, 2013  Ten-week Adult Class
Tuesday 12:30: pm – 3:30 pm
Regular Member Rate: $305 Discounted (Resident) Rate: $295
Create a series of related artwork using the figure (life model) as a departure point.

Vibrant Watercolors with Tubes & Pencils   Class ID: 0160
Start Date Wednesday, June 12, 2013  Ten-week Adult Class
Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Regular Member Rate: $275 Discounted (Resident) Rate: $265
Come join this guild style watercolor class and work independently creating vibrant compositions using watercolor tubes and pencils.

Plein Air Painting at the Lincoln Park Conservatory Class ID:0263
Start Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013  Ten-Week Adult Class
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Regular Member Rate: $275 Discounted (Resident) Rate: $265
The Conservatory is located in Lincoln Park near the northwest entrance of the Lincoln Park Zoo. (2391 N. Stockton Drive, Chicago, IL 60614)
Bring your paints, easel and brushes and Plein Air paint/draw on the grounds of the conservatory, or amongst the ferns, orchids and…

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

2430 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago
For on line Registration Click on: or call 773-755-5122

Plein Air Watercolor Class with Exhibited Artist Michelle Kogan
Start Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013  Four-Week Adult & Teen Class
9:30 am – 12:30 pm Rate: $150
Absorb yourself in a Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshop amongst summer perennials and prairie grasses in the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s native prairie.


About Michelle Kogan Art, Illustration, & Writing

Michelle Kogan is an artist, illustrator, instructor, and writer, creating colorful allegorical figure, flora and fauna paintings and children's illustrations, which have a sensitivity to endangered species, and the environment. She is an art instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Evanston Art Center and offers Plein Air Painting Workshops at nature venues in the Chicago area including the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and Lurie Gardens at Millennium Park. Visit her online Etsy Shop at: and her website:
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